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Garbage truck catches fire in Lauderhill

Firefighters extinguish flames

This garbage truck caught fire Saturday on Northwest 31st Avenue in Lauderhill.
This garbage truck caught fire Saturday on Northwest 31st Avenue in Lauderhill. (Lauderhill Fire Department)

LAUDERHILL, Fla. – A garbage truck caught fire Saturday in Lauderhill.

The back of the Republic Services waste disposal truck ignited on Northwest 31st Avenue.

Firefighters from Lauderhill and the Broward Sheriff's Office Department of Fire Rescue were able to extinguish the flames.

A firefighter douses a garbage truck that caught fire Saturday on Northwest 31st Avenue in Lauderhill.
A firefighter douses a garbage truck that caught fire Saturday on Northwest 31st Avenue in Lauderhill.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.